Fruit And Vegetable Guide For Michigan Summers

fruits and vegetables seasonal produce Jul 14, 2021

Warm Michigan summers yield many delicious fruits and vegetables, many of which can be found at small local farm stands and large farmer markets. Both fruits and vegetables can be grilled and used in smoothies or salads.

Here is what is in season for July and August, in West Michigan:

July Fruits-Summer Apples, Apricots, Blueberries, Cherries, Peaches and Raspberries. 

August Fruits-Fall Apples, Blackberries, Melons, Nectarines, Pears, Peaches, Plums, and Raspberries.

July Vegetables-Beans, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots, Celery, Salad Cucumbers, Greens, Eggplant, Lettuce,  Green Onions, Sugar Peas, Radishes, Spinach, Squash, and Turnips. 

August Vegetables-Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Pickling Cucumbers, Greens, Eggplant, Lettuce, Onions, Peppers, Potatoes, Radishes, Spinach, Squash, Tomatoes, and Turnips. 

Local Farmers Market Days and Times:

Zeeland-Saturdays, 9am-1pm, Elm Street Park

Holland-Wednesday and Saturday, 8am-2pm, 150 W 8th Street, Civic Center.

Hudsonville-Wednesday 9am-1pm, Saturday dates: July 31, August 28, September 25. Terra Square, 3380 Chicago Drive

Grand Haven- Wednesday and Saturday, 8am-1pm, Chinook Pier

Grandville-Tuesday, 9am-1pm, 4055 Maple St SW

Spring Lake-Thursday, 9am-1pm,Harvest Bible Chapel Lot, 225 E Exchange Street

Support your local farmers.